NOVATO (CBS SF) — An enormous rig carrying a whole lot of kilos of crushed automobiles overturned on Freeway 101 in Novato early Friday, scattering piles of particles throughout each north and southbound lanes.
In accordance with the California Freeway Patrol, the only automobile crash passed off at 1:27 a.m. on Freeway 101 close to De Lengthy Ave. when the driving force could have fallen asleep on the wheel.
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The truck careened into the guard rail dividing the lanes, flipping over the automobile’s trailer, dumping its load throughout two lanes in each path.
The affect additionally punctured the truck’s gasoline tank, spilling gas on the scene.
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At 4:55 a.m., the CHP reported that southbound lanes 1-4 had been blocked with site visitors inching previous on the shoulder. Within the northbound path, lanes 1-3 had been blocked with site visitors transferring via on lane No. 4.
The driving force suffered minor accidents within the crash.
There was no ETA as to when the lanes can be cleared and reopened. Caltrans crews had been clearing the particles, clear up the gas and make non permanent repairs to the guardrail.
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The CHP was advising drivers to hunt alternate routes — Lakeville to Freeway 37 to Freeway 101 — to get across the crash scene.